On May 19, we wrapped up the annual North Carolina Manufacturing Conference which we affectionately call MFGCON. After two and a half years of pandemic planning, our state’s manufacturing community was finally able to see and share each other’s best practices, performance successes, and exemplary industry support services.Read More
North Carolina Molding Manufacturer Bursts onto the Pharmaceutical Scene with Help from NCMEP Partner
The past two years have resulted in many challenges for manufacturers but some manufacturers were given unforeseen opportunities in a few instances. Core Technology is one of those fortunate manufacturers whose capabilities enable them to provide pharmaceutical companies with the materials needed for mass vaccine delivery.Read More
Learn what labor trends are affecting Eastern North Carolina and solutions you may not have considered.
The challenge of finding qualified workers is critical right now. “We’re hiring” signs are everywhere, but these positions are going unfilled. Some economists predict that our workforce challenge will remain a primary issue even as the supply chain disruptions and other challenges business face return to normal.
North Carolina scored on several record-setting events in 2021. Last year saw a record number of businesses created: over 178,000 new businesses! 2021 saw a record number of visitors to state parks: 22.8 million visitors! However, not all the state’s 2021 records are favorable.Read More
Get 2022 off to a great start for your company by attending MFGCON 22. Join us for two days of networking with peers and learning about current best practices for your organization from renowned subject experts. This year’s MFGCON is being held on March 24-25 at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, North Carolina.Read More
It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays, and it’s a thrill to see Made in America gift guides making the rounds. I have seen at least three in the last few weeks. I would be remiss if I did not highlight a list of gift ideas that are made in North Carolina. Take a look at the list below and become inspired. Maybe you can find a gift for everyone on your “Nice” list this year.Read More
It’s the week of Thanksgiving, and I am rubbing my hands together in glee, anticipating turkey, dressing, a zillion sides, maybe a slice of pie or cake if I have room. And the next few weeks are packed with holidays. Maybe you’ll celebrate with the lights from a tree twinkling brightly in the background and presents piled underneath.
Wait…what? It might be difficult to have all of that? All of my favorites? Any of them? But why?Read More
- NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES)
- NCWorks Customized Training Program (NCCCS)
- The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC)
- The Polymers Center of Excellence (PCE)
- The Manufacturing Solutions Center (MSC)
- NC A&T Industrial and Systems Engineering
- East Carolina University (ECU)
- University of NC Charlotte (UNCC)
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